'The school is a calm, harmonious place where pupils grow and become increasingly mature.' OFSTED 2016'Teachers are trained well and have good subject knowledge.' OFSTED'Pupils make good progress in reading, writing and mathematics.' OFSTED 2016'The ‘One World, One School’ ethos ensures that pupils are taught to respect and be tolerant of other faiths and cultures.' OFSTED 2016' The curriculum is carefully designed to enthuse pupils and create a love of learning.' OFSTED 2016'The arrangements for safeguarding are effective.' OFSTED 2016‘Good behaviour and supportive relationships result in learning proceeding smoothly’ OFSTED 2016

Hugh Gaitskell Primary School Governing Body 

Our Committee Groups


Joint Review Group

Mrs Trish Lowson (School Improvement Advisor)

Mr Peter Aves

Mrs Kathleen McNulty


Resources Committee

Ms Aftar Waris - Chair of Resources Committee

Ms Sarah Parker

Mr Eddie Leatham

Mr Simon Bulmer

Ms Anupreet Junjuha

Dr Melvyn Blackband

Mrs Kathleen McNulty


Teaching and Learning/Pupil Support Committee

Mr Peter Aves - Chair

Mr Michael Dudziak

Dr Melvyn Blackband

Mrs Emily Berg

Mrs Nabila Akram

Miss Chantelle Hudson

Mrs Jacqueline Padgett

Mrs Kathleen McNulty















Scheduled Meetings


Full Governing Body Meetings

4th October 2018

31st January 2018

Resources Committee

8th November 2018

7th March 2018

Teaching and Learning/Pupil Support Committee

17th January 2018

25th April 2018


 Governing Body Meeting Attendance Register







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